Librarian I/Library Specialist – Frederick County Public Libraries – Frederick, MD

LIBRARIAN I or LIBRARY SPECIALIST – TEEN SERVICES, Frederick County Public Libraries, Maryland

Join the vibrant, community-minded team at Frederick County Public Libraries.  We are seeking a creative, energetic, professional committed to serving the public.   Located in West-Central Maryland between Washington D.C. and Baltimore, FCPL is a rapidly developing system.  By facilitating the public’s freedom to explore, invent, and transform, FCPL connects people to ideas and to each other, helping to foster individual and community growth.

  • 1 positions at Thurmont Regional Library; varied days and hours during FCPL regular operating schedule to include Saturday and Sunday hours (both days)
  • 1 position at C. Burr Artz Public Library; varied days and hours during FCPL regular operating schedule to include Saturday and Sunday hours (both days)

Salary:

Librarian I salary = $44,541 per year
Library Specialist salary = $41,602 per year

Deadline to apply: 4:00 pm January 22, 2018.  For complete job description and to apply go to www.frederickcountymd.gov

This professional position will assist in managing Teen Services, and providing direct library service for all customers, with special emphasis on teen (6th-12th grade) services and programs. This position is involved in a wide range of library activities and operations.  Supervision may be given to shelvers, substitutes, on-call employees, and/or volunteers; and direction may be given to department staff.  Supervision is received from the Assistant Branch Administrator or Branch Administrator

EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT FOR LIBRARIAN I – other requirements continue below:

  • Master of Library Science degree (ALA accredited program); may consider candidates who will obtain the MLS within 6 months of hire
  • Minimum 1 year of work experience and/or classroom training in working with teens, grades 6th through 12th
  • Minimum 1 year of customer service work experience working directly with the public in retail, education, community or public relations, or any high traffic customer service setting
  • Professional Public Librarian certification from the Maryland State Department of Education or ability to obtain this certification within 6 months after hire with MLS-current certification must then be maintained

EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT FOR LIBRARY SPECIALIST – other requirements continue below:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university
  • Minimum 2 years recent (within last 5 years) public library work experience
  • Minimum 1 year work experience and/or classroom training in working with teens, grades 6th through 12th
  • Minimum 1 year of customer service work experience working directly with the public in retail, education, community or public relations, or any high traffic customer service setting
  • Library Associate certification from the Maryland State Department of Education or ability to obtain this certification within 2 years after hire, plus willingness and ability to attend training sessions as applicable
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